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Chelsea cool Alvaro Morata interest and focus on signing other two strikers Chelsea cool Alvaro Morata interest and focus on signing other two strikers
- April 30, 2017

He is now leading the race for the Premier League Golden Boot, with 24 goals to his name, and Wright believes that he will want to impress his former employers when Everton host Chelsea at Goodison Park this Sunday. The Italian added: "I think he is a really good player and is scoring a lot of goals in this season, not only this season, we must pay great attention ". (more...)
Thunder's Westbrook focused on playoffs, not historic season Thunder's Westbrook focused on playoffs, not historic season
- April 30, 2017

Westbrook averaged a triple-double, breaking Oscar Robertson's record for most in a season, and around one star Roberson's directive remained the same. "Playing against the best players in the world, at the biggest stage, that's the goal for every player", Durant said. Houston and Utah have both improved from a year ago; Houston was an 8, and Utah, at 9, didn't qualify for postseason play. (more...)
Raikkonen says traffic cost him shot at Sochi pole Raikkonen says traffic cost him shot at Sochi pole
- April 30, 2017

After three rounds this year, Vettel and Ferrari have won twice and Hamilton and Mercedes once, an outcome that has put Vettel on 68 points ahead of Hamilton on 61 ahead of the Russian race. After struggling to extract the maximum performance from Pirelli's tyres during practice on Friday, Hamilton said he encountered a different issue on Saturday as the tyres started to work and the underlying setup of the vehicle left him with armfuls of oversteer. (more...)
Minnesota Wild, police warn against buying fake playoff game tickets
- April 30, 2017

The end to Wednesday's nerve-frying opening act between the Wild and Blues came one stroke after midnight Thursday but the thrills have only just begun in this best-of-seven theater. "He's making some big, timely saves, which gives us a lot of momentum". He made some good saves. However, it wasn't a performance that indicated the Wild will have a tough time solving him going forward. (more...)
Conte Wary Of 'Strong' Everton, Prefers Costa To Lukaku Conte Wary Of 'Strong' Everton, Prefers Costa To Lukaku
- April 30, 2017

The goal-scorers on that day were Eden Hazard (2), Marcos Alonso, Diego Costa and Pedro . "I think Mr Van Gaal left a good group of boys with very good relations between them", said the Portuguese handler. It wouldn't be surprising if he ends his poor run against his former club with at least one goal. Leicester's return to form has seen them climb the table to 15th and they should now avoid relegation. (more...)
Instant analysis: Tennessee Titans draft Western Michigan's Corey Davis Instant analysis: Tennessee Titans draft Western Michigan's Corey Davis
- April 30, 2017

It's possible that Jackson will be relegated to the slot, although he had limited experience there with the Trojans. Tennessee has been seeking more help for Mariota as the Titans chase their first playoff berth since 2008. We've been all over him from the start, calling him the ideal fit for the Titans back in January. "I'm going to work like the last, though, and do everything I can, everything in my power to bring this team some (wins)". (more...)
US Baseball: First African-born MLB player gets hit in debut US Baseball: First African-born MLB player gets hit in debut
- April 30, 2017

It started off innocently enough, with Jordy Mercer hitting a solo homer in the second at-bat of the game off lefty Adam Conley . Guillermo Heredia and Nelson Cruz hit home runs for the Mariners. Marlins starter Adam Conley (1-2), who did not allow a run in six innings a year ago in his only previous appearance against Pittsburgh , saw his ERA rise from 3.00 to 6.86. (more...)
McDavid, Kassian score short-handed, Oilers beat Sharks 2-0 McDavid, Kassian score short-handed, Oilers beat Sharks 2-0
- April 30, 2017

The Oilers were outshot 44-19. Thornton skated Thursday as the Sharks went through an optional practice at Rogers Place , a day after he missed his first playoff game since April 22 , 1999, when he did not play for the Boston Bruins in Game 1 of their opening round playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes. (more...)
NBA Playoffs Highlights: Celtics, Wizards Go Up 3-2 In Their Series
- April 30, 2017

As Jimmy Butler sat with his sweat-soaked jersey still attached to his body, Dwyane Wade yelled out that all the hot water was gone from the TD Garden showers, a fitting end to a miserable night. It's the first time Boston has led in a playoff series since 2012. In Games 3, 4 and 5 combined without Rondo, the Bulls had a total of 60 assists and 46 turnovers. (more...)
Wenger: FA Cup win over Manchester City proved the doubters wrong Wenger: FA Cup win over Manchester City proved the doubters wrong
- April 30, 2017

But considering he was playing in a Bolton team that was heading for League One at this time last year, the 21-year-old's display against City - the fourth-most potent side in the Premier League this term - once nothing short of fantastic. I am very disappointed. "Transfer targets are the future of the club and are very important". We gave a strong response. "The game was the game and during 90 minutes in games like this, in a semi-final that is like a final, you can not expect to control ... (more...)
Huth's own goal hands Arsenal 1-0 PL win over Leicester Huth's own goal hands Arsenal 1-0 PL win over Leicester
- April 30, 2017

But when Alexis Sanchez planted himself in front of Fuchs in an attempt to block the throw, the frustrated Austrian made a decision to launch the ball straight at his opponent instead. " Leicester were hard to break down, we were patient and didn't give many chances away. Leicester didn't play at all at the weekend, they had a good preparation for that game, and we knew we had a little handicap on that front". (more...)
Raiders & Seahawks Agree On Trade For Marshawn Lynch Raiders & Seahawks Agree On Trade For Marshawn Lynch
- April 30, 2017

The Raiders cut ties with Latavius Murray , now a Minnesota Viking , in the offseason when the tailback walked in free agency. Lynch will join speedsters Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington to form a unsafe running back trio for the Raiders. (more...)
Hat trick hero Ronaldo first to 100 Champions League goals Hat trick hero Ronaldo first to 100 Champions League goals
- April 30, 2017

He came into the series against Bayern in a scoring drought of almost seven months in the European tournament, and had scored only once in his last five Madrid games in all competitions. "I'll stick with the good things, the team were very good, we played very well". But Real were pushed all the way by Bayern, who battled back from a 2-1 first-leg deficit to send the tie into extra time thanks to Robert Lewandowski's penalty and an own goal from Sergio Ramos. (more...)
Patriots Compare Comeback Super Bowl Win to Trump's Presidential Race Patriots Compare Comeback Super Bowl Win to Trump's Presidential Race
- April 30, 2017

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski butted into the White House daily press briefing with Sean Spicer on Wednesday, proving once again he likes to ham it up for the cameras. The controversy recalls Trump's reaction to the crowd size on the Mall at his January inauguration. In all, 34 players were present for the Wednesday afternoon ceremony on the South Lawn, a total similar to the team's past visits in 2004 and 2005 but noticeably fewer than in 2002 and 2015. (more...)
National Hockey League playoffs: Senators at Bruins Game 3 National Hockey League playoffs: Senators at Bruins Game 3
- April 30, 2017

No, the Senators weren't flawless by any stretch of the imagination in Game 2 when they erased a two-goal deficit to help set up defenceman Dion Phaneuf's game-winning goal, but they took steps in the right direction and the message from coach Guy Boucher on Sunday was that there are still areas the club needs to work on. (more...)
Steelers take linebacker TJ Watt with 30th pick in draft Steelers take linebacker TJ Watt with 30th pick in draft
- April 30, 2017

T.J. Watt is joining older brothers J.J. and Derek in the NFL. Chad Reuter, NFL.com: "Grade A. The fact that T.J". (Texans) and Derek (Chargers) as Badgers products to be selected in the National Football League draft, while Ramczyk is the latest in a long line of UW offensive linemen to become first-round picks. (more...)
MacArthur scores OT victor, Senators edge Bruins in Game 6 to advance MacArthur scores OT victor, Senators edge Bruins in Game 6 to advance
- April 30, 2017

Boston didn't exactly put themselves in the best position to gain the early lead as they continued to take undisciplined penalties, this time three more delay of game gaffes for clearing the puck over the glass in the defensive zone. "We didn't work all year just to sit back and hope things turn out our way", Boucher said . "They made it really tough for us, it's been tight games". (more...)
Luis Enrique reiterates wish for Messi to end career at Barcelona Luis Enrique reiterates wish for Messi to end career at Barcelona
- April 30, 2017

We should bear in mind he's got Real Madrid to where they are now this season so I don't feel the need for too much criticism. "The game had been end to end and we didn't have any luck". With Cristiano Ronaldo looking off the pace, Barca were on the front foot and Ivan Rakitic soon gave them the lead in the 73 minute. However, Madrid rallied when a man down as substitute James Rodriguez fired home an equaliser four minutes from time. (more...)
Felix Hernandez, Mitch Haniger expected to miss up to 4 weeks Felix Hernandez, Mitch Haniger expected to miss up to 4 weeks
- April 30, 2017

Hernandez, the 2010 AL Cy Young Award victor, made at least 30 starts for the Mariners every season from 2006-15. "He just didn't have much tonight", Servais said, per MLB.com's Greg Johns . He allowed four runs and six hits in Seattle's 19-9 loss to the Tigers. Cruz blasted a two-run home run in the sixth, and the torrid Segura doubled home a run in the seventh. (more...)
Nadal wins Monte-Carlo title, sets record Nadal wins Monte-Carlo title, sets record
- April 30, 2017

Nadal won eight Monte Carlo titles in a row from 2005 to 2012 before losing to Djokovic in the 2013 final. "I'm able to start the clay-court season with a final appearance in one of the most important events of the year". Ramos-Vinolas saved two championship points at 3-5, courtesy of Nadal errors , before hitting a double fault on the third. Nadal watched smiling as each of his Monte Carlo trophy presentations over the years was played on the big screen. (more...)